The task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly.
I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves.
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
A witty saying proves nothing.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
I am a part of everything that I have read.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.